Description : For centuries an artist adept in one medium has found solace, encouragement, and inspiration in another, even to the point of merging them. Michelangelo put down his chisel to pick up his pen; Blake pictorialized his poetry; Max Ernst collaged narratives; Gertrude Stein adopted a cubist style. This bicameral interplay of the verbal and pictorial has never been more pronounced than in our own time. "The Dual Muse" explores a range of creative interrelationships between the visual arts and literary media in works by selected modern and contemporary artists and authors.
Description : Critically evaluates Hemingway's published workings, including Islands in the Stream, and provides a narrative on his literary life
Description : A complete kit designed to help readers develop their writing skills and stimulate new ideas includes The Art of Writing, a guide designed to help writers get started that includes tips on writing techniques, avoiding creative blocks, and other essential skills; thirty cards with daily writing exercises; and a blank book and pen. Original. 17,500 first printing.
Description : A unique literary and artistic guidebook to one of the world’s most amazing drives—California State Highway 1, a narrow strip of roadway etched between cliffs and the ocean that leads travelers through the state’s beautiful natural attractions. Lavishly illustrated with original watercolors that depict the glories of the California coast, this book takes an appealingly idiosyncratic perspective as the authors record their explorations off the beaten path, their serendipitous discoveries, and their reactions to the places and people they encounter. A contemplative mixture of captivating artistry and personal essay, this travelogue offers an accessible introduction to many little-known details of scenic California.
Description : Wyndham Lewis was equally talented as a writer and a painter. Providing an overview of the visual, literary and philosophical dimensions of Lewis's work, Edwards also considers them as an integrated whole. He also discusses Lewis's fascist sympathies.
Description : -a self-help guide for artists & writers- Writer, Painter, Photographer, Musician, Designer, Animator, Graphic Artist, Programmer, Screenwriter, Dancer, Environmental Artist, Textile Artist, Composer, Weaver, Sculptor... For decades, this brother and sister team have studied what works and what doesn’t when trying to convince your Inner Artist to cooperate. No matter what your craft, there are common themes to what works and what doesn’t. This is a guide of research and practical tips for working with your Inner Artist / Writer in the crazy everyday world of a hundred demands and a thousand more distractions. M.L. “Matt” Buchman - the brother 30-year Project Manager and full-time writer NPR Top 5 Romance Novel of 2012 Barnes & Noble Best 5 Romance 2013 M.L. “Melitte” Buchman - the sister One of the nation’s top Digital Archivists and part-time tintype photographer & instructor “Why do we have the same initials? Our mother had a good sense of humor.”
Description : The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing is designed to transform readers from starving artists fumbling to get by into working artists who confidently tap into all the resources at their disposal. Written in an engaging and down-to-earth tone, this comprehensive guide includes time-tested strategies, anecdotes from successful grant writers, and tips from grant officers and fundraising specialists. The book is targeted at both professional and aspiring writers, performers, and visual artists who need concrete information about how to write winning grant applications and fundraise creatively so that they can finance their artistic dreams.